George Weis

October 28, 2021 - June 21, 2008

George Michael Weis, 80, of McCandless, died Saturday, June 21, 2008. Beloved husband of 53 years to Margaret Ann (Prendergast) Weis. Devoted father of George M. Weis Jr. (Vanessa), Sheila (Eugene) Scanlon, Eileen Aire (Michael) and Laura Synnott (Thomas). Grandfather of Marina Weis, Maggie Scanlon, Morgan Aire, Hannah Synnott and Andrew Aire. Brother of Joseph F. Weis Jr., Thomas F. Weis, Mary Herald, Daniel J. Weis and the late Margaret Szot and Ann Weis. Son of the late Joseph F. Weis Sr. and Mary Flaherty Weis. George served as first lieutenant 43rd infantry division in the Army during the Korean War. He graduated from North Catholic High School in 1945, Duquesne University in 1949 and University of Pittsburgh Law School in 1954. He joined the practice of law with his father, Joseph F. Weis Sr., and brothers, Joseph F. Weis Jr., Thomas F. and Donald J. Weis. He was a past president of Allegheny County Bar Association. George was a longtime lector at Saturday morning Mass at St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church. He and his wife enjoyed studying languages, fine arts and the opera. They traveled frequently in North America and Europe, often to Italy, a county they loved. George was tireless in his quest to locate members of his 1945 class from North Catholic. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the T.B. DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Sebastian Church. Memorials may be made to North Catholic High School Building Fund, 1400 Troy Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

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  • Carrie Gross

    Sheila – I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

    Carrie Gross


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